Fairly new CP SD70ACU 7033 brings up the rear of ethanol train 650 across the Canada/U.S border. About half of the consist is in the United-States.
To this point, maintaining it's flagship identity, VIA's Canadian, still running on CPR track with CPR stainless equipment and lead by CPR 4069 crosses the West Toronto diamond only a few miles fr... (more)
In 1990, Burlington Northern converted EMD SD40-2 No. 7890 to burn natural gas fuel as an experiment to lower fuel costs and get cleaner exhaust emissions. The rebuild included SD45-like flared ra... (more)
It doesn't get much better than this on the old Santa Fe Transcon in Joliet! A pair of Bluebonnets, SD40-2 1614 and GP50 3167, lead Y JOL202 west past Joliet Union Station and UD Tower, two histor... (more)
1102 was built by English Electric in Queensland in 1966 and bought by DTG in 1989. Restoration begun around 2009 and the recent certification for mainline running being celebrated by the special ... (more)
Union Pacific no. 7980 leads Stacks westbound up the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains through the Truckee River Canyon on the Roseville Subdivision.
For my 10'000th contribution on Railpictures.net I choosed this moonlight picture:
The full moon above the 2622 metre high Muchetta mountain (Rhaeto-Romanic for fire extinguisher or candle... (more)
GM&O came in from the northwest, A bit player on a large stage in those days, a little shabby and run down but what great character. In the immortal words of Tom Sink, a “soulful old road”.
Portrait of the Slovenian steam locomotive 33 037. The locomotive has been built in 1944 by Henschel and Son in Germany and delivered to the the Yugoslav Railways JZ.
The Decapod 33 037 is crossing a nice viaduct near the village of Most on its way to Nova Gorica.
Southern Railway GE B30-7A1 3500-3521. Externally, the B30-7A1s resemble the B23-7 model; only their 3500-series numbers are a spotting feature.
This picture from 3 June 1995 shows one of the first scheduled ICE I after the timetable change in the Burgdorf curve.
Kansas City Southern's "Veterans Unit" breaks the still of the night as it leads Norfolk Southern train 219 past a well-placed roadside decoration in Tallapoosa, Georgia.
The canyon below Chestnut Mountain on Bozeman Pass is filled with the sounds of a hard-working Burlington Northern freight pounding up the eastbound grade on July 2, 1994. The location is at the o... (more)
The night is falling on the rural station of Montbarrey as a Paris-Lausanne TGV passes at 160 kph. Soon, the train will reach Mouchard where the "hump" starts. The hump is the grade that... (more)